Author: Daniel Anuoluwapelumi Moses

Social media today: #TaxifyInAbuja – Cab hailing company expands in Nigeria

So in the spirit of expansion, cab hailing company Taxify are poised to launch in Abuja, Nigeria on the 10th of November. Reactions have trailed this on Social media too. While waiting for them to promise more chicken wings during their ride, do not expect Uber to react as they are already present in the Read More

From cyber cafe to startup: The story of Pukena.ng founder, Emmanuel Udeagha

Today, we bring you the story of Emmanuel Udeagha, the founder of Pukena.ng, a platform that connects employers to blue collar workers. He believes that the relationship between this set of people and the employers isn’t in a very good state. His story is a total mix of struggle, pain and victory at last. Emmanuel Read More

Publiseer co-Founder Chika Nwaogu leaves company to pursue music career after award nominations

Chika Nwaogu is the co-founder of Publiseer, a digital publishing company that focuses on publishing and distributing books and songs to over 400 stores across 100 countries. In August 2017, Publiseer was created with Chidi Nwaogu as its founder. Later in September 2017, Chika Nwaogu joined Publiseer as its co-founder. Since August 2017, Publiseer has single-handedly Read More

Paylater app reaches 500,000 downloads on Playstore: Here are 3 pointers

Firstly, it’s a bit rare to see home grown Nigerian applications crossing the 500,000 downloads on Google Play Store. There could be a few though, but we’re not talking about them here. We’re talking about the Paylater app. Paylater is a loan app that enables Nigerians to take loans in certain amounts, with no collateral Read More

How this twin founders are making online content distribution very easy for writers and musicians

In a time like this, when digital content distribution seem to be a herculean task for most people, we came across a startup that is doing this for FREE. Yes, you definitely heard right. TechMoran chatted with one of the Nwaogu twins, Chidi where he shared a lot of insights into what they do at Read More

Meet the 10 startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Harare 2017

We’re counting down to October 27th, 2017 when 10 of Zimbabwe’s most promising seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Regional and Global Seedstars Summits. This would give the winner a chance to win up to USD 1 million in equity investments and other prizes. After pre-selection rounds, Seedstars World has Read More

Social media today: Reactions as StarTimes launches #PayPerDay package

So sometime back, TSTV announced their launch into the Nigerian space. The best thing about it is that they are introducing Pay per view for subscribers, which is a soothing relief from the previous rates by DSTV and Startimes. Well, startimes has announced it is introducing it’s own Pay per day package. How interesting? The Read More

Meet 5 tech start-ups improving education in Nigeria

It is heartwarming to see quite a few start-ups leveraging technology to improve the education sector. This particular sector has not been in a too good shape for a while. Maybe it is now time for technology to prove its actually worth in our daily life. Well, as we are, here are 5 tech start-ups Read More

Social Media today: Taxify and their email marketing strategy

So yesterday, twitter was awash with whole lots of tweets which were aimed at “Uche from Taxify”. Apparently, the cab hailing platform has been doing some rigorous email marketing and it isn’t going down too well with users. So they came for the head of a particular “Uche” for spamming their mailbox. However, knowing how Read More

Meet Medical student who doubles as founder of HealthTech startup, Allodoc

If there was one industry that I always wish technology would make easy, it is the health industry. And so far, with the rise of HealthTech startups, it seem my wish would be granted. Allodoc is a HealthTech startup based in Cameroon and founded by a Medical student. The company seeks to improve the healthiness Read More

Hostel booking platform, MyPadi.ng has covered over 60 institutions in 22 states – Ogungbe Lanre, COO

Have you ever encountered the stress that comes with looking for students hostels and roommates? If you have, then you would understand the market that MyPadi.ng is serving. The startup which launched first as studacom, and re-branded, allows students to rent hostels and find roommates. TechMoran chats with Ogungbe Lanre, the Chief Operating Officer as he Read More

CASH is the greatest challenge of the African FinTech industry – Aziz Yerima, CEO PayDunya

PayDunya is a FinTech startup amongst those that pitched at the very recent Seedstars Dakar. The startup focuses on payment for businesses and start-ups. TechMoran chats with the co-founder and CEO, Abdulaziz Yerima as he shares insights about his startup. Why he thinks PayDunya would survive in an almost saturated FinTech industry, how they are being Read More

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